F. M. STURTEVANT, Ph.D.
The search for methods of treatment of human essential hypertension over the last half-century has led to the laboratory exploration of several dozen experimental counterparts. Most studies have been concerned with four major types of experimental hypertension: neurogenic, renal, renoprival and hormonal. In 1953 and 1954, Green1-4 reviewed the similarities and differences among human and experimental hypertensions and concluded that "essential hypertension is simulated most closely, in both its physiologic and anatomic characteristics, by the post-DCA (metacorticoid) syndrome."1 The purpose of the present report is to collect and review all of the available information on this syndrome that has appeared
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STURTEVANT FM. THE BIOLOGY OF METACORTICOID HYPERTENSION(THE BIOLOGY OF METACORTICOID HYPERTENSION*). Ann Intern Med. 1958;49:1281–1293. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-49-6-1281
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1958;49(6):1281-1293.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Hypertension, Nephrology.
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